Keidarryl Watson entered the Illinois foster care system at birth and experienced nine placements.


While in high school Keidarryl excelled academically and was named to the honor roll. He subsequently made the Dean’s List in college.


Currently enrolled at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and majoring in Political Science, Keidarryl is also involved in many activities including the NCPA Mentor Program and a national fraternity.


Keidarryl plans on going to law school while getting his masters degree in political science after taking no more than a year off to help out in the community and find his path to the future.

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2018 Outstanding Young Leaders